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On Friday, Nov. 13, a chain-reaction crash closed down I-94 westbound near Cty. Rd. 18, between Monticello and Rogers. The crash took place just before 9:15 a.m., and involved 29 vehicles, half being semis. Several vehicles caught on fire, and the black smoke filled the sky. “Poor visibility and...
In a letter to BHM parents and students on Nov. 12, superintendent Scott Thielman explained what the new learning plans will look like as the combinations of the spread of COVID-19, lack of substitutes, and the increasing need to quarantine classrooms forced the district to change the current...
Buffalo City Council members met remotely for their Nov. 16 meeting, efficiently checking off a short list of items on the agenda. To start, Mayor Teri Lachermeier thanked all election staff and judges for their work during the recent election. She also took a moment to remind everyone to stop by...
With the holidays approaching, the Wright County Board of Commissioners is giving a wish list to area members of the Minnesota State Legislator, and at the top of the list is a desire to see the reopening of the drivers’ license exam station in Buffalo. This list has four key 2021 legislative...
Buffalo City Hall is temporarily closed to the public due to the impacts of COVID-19 to protect the safety of our community and ensure we can continue providing quality service to the City of Buffalo.  City employees in every department are still hard at work to continue providing essential...

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Thanks in large part to a global pandemic that has lasted for much of 2020, Thanksgiving figures to be celebrated a little differently this year than in years past. Family gatherings may not be as...
he global pandemic sparked by the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 caught many people off guard. Life changed seemingly overnight, causing a host of unforeseen consequences that people were...
Canadian geese in the fields are being shot and duck numbers have thinned out. During the second weekend of deer hunting, bucks were much more active, and although it seemed like hunter numbers were...
Birds flittering around the neighborhood are a common sight during spring and summer, and these welcome guests can be enjoyable to observe as they nest, feed and interact. When the weather cools in...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Evergreens are particularly susceptible to deicing salt damage especially when planted close to streets.   Winter weather inevitably...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Wait until January or February to prune grapevines.   As we clean up our gardens for winter, many gardeners have been asking when they can...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu       A new asparagus spear emerges in spring. Photo: Annie Klodd   We are excited to announce the release of a new production guide, ...
Crescent Turkey Casserole
This week, we have a few recipes to use up that leftover bird. We have also included a few side dishes. The holiday season is almost upon us. If you have a favorite dish that you make for the...
On Thursday, Nov. 5, Buffalo Lake was a picture of stillness, with its glassy, calm waters offering a contrast to the tension and busyness of the days following the 2020 elections. Dianne Mosley, who...

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